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Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Act, No. 13 of 2021

Long title


To amend the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007, so as to-

- extend the ambit of the offence of incest;

- introduce a new offence of sexual intimidation;

- substitute the phrase ‘‘a person who is mentally disabled’’ or ‘‘persons who are mentally disabled’’ wherever the phrase appears with the phrase ‘‘a person with a mental disability’’ or ‘‘persons with mental disabilities’’;

- further regulate the inclusion of particulars of persons in the National Register for Sex Offenders;

- extend the list of persons who are to be protected in terms of Chapter 6 of the Act;

- extend the list of persons who are entitled to submit applications to the Registrar of the National Register for Sex Offenders;

- further regulate the removal of particulars of persons from the National Register for Sex Offenders; and

- further regulate the reporting duty of persons who are aware that sexual offences have been committed against persons who are vulnerable,

and to provide for matters connected therewith.


Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 32 of 2007...**
2. Amendment of section 2 of Act 32 of 2007
3. Amendment of section 5 of Act 32 of 2007
4. Amendment of section 12 of Act 32 of 2007
5. Insertion of new Part in Act 32 of 2007
6. Substitution of heading to Act 32 of 2007 [iro Ch4 and its Preamble]
7. Substitution of section 23 of Act 32 of 2007...
8. Amendment of section 24 of Act 32 of 2007
9. Substitution of section 25 of Act 32 of 2007
10. Substitution of section 26 of Act 32 of 2007
11. Amendment of section 30 of Act 32 of 2007
12. Amendment of section 40 of Act 32 of 2007...
13. Substitution of section 41 of Act 32 of 2007
14. Amendment of section 42 of Act 32 of 2007
15. Amendment of section 43 of Act 32 of 2007
16. Amendment of section 44 of Act 32 of 2007
17. Insertion of sections 44B and 44C in Act 32 of 2007
18. Amendment of section 45 of Act 32 of 2007
19. Amendment of section 46 of Act 32 of 2007
20. Amendment of section 47 of Act 32 of 2007...
21. Amendment of section 48 of Act 32 of 2007...
22. Amendment of section 49 of Act 32 of 2007
23. Amendment of section 50 of Act 32 of 2007...
24. Substitution of section 51 of Act 32 of 2007...
25. Amendment of section 53 of Act 32 of 2007
26. Substitution of section 54 of Act 32 of 2007
27. Amendment of section 56 of Act 32 of 2007...
28. Amendment of section 57 of Act 32 of 2007
29. Amendment of Long title of Act 32 of 2007...
30. Amendment of index of Act 32 of 2007... **
31. Short title and commencement
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